make a fuss of/over somebody/something

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make a fuss over (someone or something)

To give someone or something an inordinate amount of attention, affection, or praise. I can't stand the way everyone makes a fuss over her whenever she walks into the room. I think it's a bit bizarre that so many people are making such a fuss over a new smartphone. It's just another piece of technology!
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make a ˈfuss of/over somebody/something

pay a lot of attention to somebody/something; show concern, affection, etc. for somebody/something: It’s sometimes quite pleasant being ill, with people making a fuss of you all the time.